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    February 28, 2014
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-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com right now, rapid and dramatic developments in ukraine. the ousted president is standing tough, saying he's not done yet. plus, there are now reports of russian troops and helicopters, lawmakers in moscow laying the ground work for a possible land grab. we're going live to kiev. also, going online right now, more than 4,000 pages of confidential documents from the clinton presidency. cnn is beginning to pore through them. we're going to tell you what we find.
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and right now, heavy rains are slamming california and residents are bracing for the worst. the worst being flooding. mudslides and disaster. we'll take you there, live. hello, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we start with ukraine, a country on edge right now, as tensions with russia escalate. its ousted leader speaking from the russian border town of russ at that dan. former ukrainian president, victor yanukovych, fighting to restore order in the capital of kiev, and blaming the unrest on, quote, a group of bandits, fascists and radicals. he called the new interim government illegitimate and insisted he wants to return home, but only if his security can be guaranteed. butti yanukovych says there is limit to what he'll do to regain power. listen to this. >> translator: russia must use all its possibilities in order to overcome this chaos, this
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terror, which today is taking place in ukraine. but i would like to say, once again, and to add that i categorically am against any intervention, any interference in the sovereign integrity of ukraine as a state. >> and while yanukovych was speaking, tensions were growing in the region of cry nia. ian lee join us from the ukrainian capital of kiev. what is the latest, ian? what's going on? >> reporter: well, wolf, things seem to be changing by the hour, very fluid here. earlier in the morning, professional pro russia militias went to two air fields to have their presence there as the day
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progressed. we are now hearing that the capital of the crimia, a no fly zone, no airplanes are flying there right now. we're hearing that from the director of the airport there, as well as here in kiev. that there aren't any planes being allowed. also we're hearing that helicopters, russian helicopters, are going to fall back in the crimea, at least 11 helicopters there. also -- we are also hearing other reports that armored personnel cariers are also near. so a lot of developments here, wolf. >> are you suggesting -- are they suggesting, authorities there, ukrainian officials, or russian troops, albeit in small numbers, are actually now in ukraine, in sovereign ukrainian territory? >> reporter: well, the interior minister said that this is an
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armed incursion into ukraine, and that it is an occupation. now, we haven't been able to see this personally -- cnn hasn't been able to verify this personally, but this is what we're getting from many local media reports, as well as some government officials. the situation is definitely changing by the hour here, wolf. >> what's the ukrainian parliament saying about all of this? >> reporter: the ukrainian parliament has gone to the united nations to ask for a meeting with the u.n. security council about the situation here. they're also requesting that the european union send observers here, one of the big things has been that minorities, ethnic russians are being discriminateded against, they're being oppressed here with this new government, and they -- the parliament in kiev has asked for the e.u. to send observers to show they are, in fact, not being oppressed. so that, as well, is happening,
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wolf. >> ian lee in kiev. stand by, we'll get back to you. dramatic developments unfolding right now. meanwhile, europe and the u.s., they're both keeping a close eye on the developments in ukraine, understandably so. especially russian's involvement in the crisis. today the secretary of state, john kerry, made it clear, the u.s. would adamantly oppose any russian military intervention. listen to this. >> we believe national security adviser rice has made it very clear and i have made it clear, that intervention would, in our judgment, be a very grave mistake. it would be completely contrary to russian policies, as stated now with respect to libya, syria, other places. the question is whether or not what is happening now might be crossing a line in any way, and we're going to be very careful in making our judgments about that. >> our national security correspondent, jim sciutto, is here watching all of this. it's fast-moving right now. and a lot of us didn't think it was going to get this bad.
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but there is potential for a whole lot worse. >> no question. that's been the consistent warning from u.s. officials. don't -- to the russians. don't do any actions that can be misinterpreted. right? and now on the ground there, you are having actions that can easily be misinterpreted. are those forces that you're seeing there supported by the russians, directed by the russians? we don't know for sure. >> are they russians? >> or are they russians, exactly. we don't know for sure, but that's exactly the kind of thing that can be misinterpreted and can further inflame the situation on the ground. >> the outgoing -- now the former u.s. ambassador in moscow, mike mcfaul, he spoke out on cnn's "new day" today, 48 hours since he left moscow, back at stanford university. but i want you to listen to what he said, because it's ominous. >> it's a very dangerous situation, extremely tense. you have soldiers with guns, very well-armed in crimea, a part of ukraine, saying they are now loyal to russia. very, very dire situation.
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>> very dire situation. now, that's from someone who spent the last few years serving as the u.s. ambassador in moscow, privy of the most sensitive intelligence. >> no question. and you mentioned how quickly things are moving. the people i talked to are more nervous today than they were yesterday. yesterday they were more nervous than the day before. because things are moving quickly and they're not moving in a good direction. and a lot of folks have speculated, will they do a georgia-style invasion. the assessment of u.s. officials continues to be no. but it doesn't have to be a georgia-style invasion. there are a lot of options, black ops, special forces on the ground. troops without insignias nia, kind of like what we're seeing right now, around the crimea airport. so you don't have to repeat 2008 for it still to be a serious situation that can escalate very quickly. >> no one would anticipate that if the russians do move significant numbers of troops into ukraine there would be a military response from nato or from the united states. but there could be financial sanctions, there could be serious economic ramifications
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to squeeze the russians. >> no question. and general breedla, an american, made that clear yesterday in public comments, saying that nato is not preparing military response if the russians do go in on the ground. but you are seeing, as you say, financial responses already. switzerland today announcing they are freezing the assets of president yanukovych in 19 of his closest adviser. that's a weapon used before with gadhafi in libya. he had tense of billions of dollars from oil money. we're not clear how much money yanukovych has, but it's a very powerful tool. >> what is clear, the folks, the people in ukraine right now, are suffering as a result of all of this uncertainty. >> and a key part of the solution going forward, you hear this from u.s. officials all of the time, is economic aid to ukraine, to increase stability going forward. and that's what's beginning to be talked about right now. imf involvement, e.u. involvement, u.s. involvement. tlrveths won't be much if the russians move in. >> would make a rescue difficult.
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>> thanks, jim. up next, confidential documents shedding new light on bill clinton's presidency and hillary clinton's role as first lady of the united states. thousands of papers now being released. we'll talk about that and more with gloria borger, the potential political impact. and later, releasing 911 emergency calls from chris christie's so-called bridge scandal. we're going to tell you what we're hearing. ♪
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4,000 pages of documents public right now. our political team is just starting to go through the papers. we'll, of course, update you on what we're learning. in the meantime, let's bring in our chief political analyst, gloria borger. the release of these papers under normal circumstances, historians, scholars, they would go take a look, see if there is any new information. but because of the heightened interest in a potential hillary clinton run pore the white house, everyone is now going to look for these documents. >> wolf, these are what are classified as kind of sensitive documents. every president gives his documents over to his library, whatever it is. these are documents that were deemed sensitive, because they may involve sort of presidential appointments, communications, whatever, that every president has a right to with hold for about a dozen years. they could have been released a year ago, but for whatever reason, we don't know. they're only being released now. so we have to sort of wait and see what's in it. we're told that today's documents are not going to talk
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about white water, monica lewinski, very controversial parts of the clinton presidency. but could contain documents from the office of the first lady. again, hillary clinton now potentially running for president again. also health care, speech writer documents, things like that. so we have to really cyst through them and see if they're interesting or revealing in any way. and, of course, presidential documents, wolf, are always interesting. you get to lift the veil and see how white houses operate. >> yeah. we're told that the additional documents will include her role in the hillary health care plan that failed during the first year or two of the clinton presidency. so there may be some interesting nuggets there. >> exactly. >> senator rand paul, who himself is seriously thinking of running for the republican presidential nomination, responds to the questioning, his wife earlier had suggested an interview i think in "vogue" magazine that bill clinton, he should be part of all of this, because what he did with monica
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lewinski is certainly a source of renewed concern if his wife is running for president of the united states. and i suspect they're going to continue to hammer away on that issue. >> i think, look, it's an issue that works for them with parts of the republican political base. i don't think it's a great general election issue. i think if hillary clinton ran for president, wanted to raise money off of that, she probably could. i mean, i think the last thing that a republican presidential candidate wants to do is make the woman he's opposing seem like a victim in any way, shape or form, because i don't think that's the way hillary clinton sees herself. but in terms of republican base presidential politics, primary politics, you know, rand paul is appealing to the people who are actually some of them feeling the same way and will be voting in republican primaries. >> yeah, with each day, it looks like he's more and more seriously thinking about -- >> interesting candidate. >> indeed he is. let's talk about an excellent article you just posted on cnn.com. >> thank you. >> congress takes the year off,
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that's the headline. let me read a couple sentences. maybe congress should just close up shop and leave town, because nothing is going to happen for the next nine months. both parties are making the same political calculation for the same reason. they can't afford to have any -- they seem lest than united against the amnesty. many would like to take advice. >> i think they would. they are. we're basically paying them to do -- to do nothing, because that's what they're going to do. republicans don't want to take on immigration reform, because it exposes the divisions within their own party. the president didn't want to take on any kind of entitlement reform of social security, because the left wing of his party would have been upset about it. and what you want to do when you head into a midterm is you want to give the people who are the most activist voters in your party a reason to go out and vote. midterm elections, wolf, tend to appeal to the base of the parties. as opposed to the sort of presidential election in which more people come out and vote.
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so you don't want to give them any reason to stay home. you want to get them out there, you want to motivate them. and one way to motivate them is to not get them mad at you. >> yeah. you want to energize that base, the respective democratic base, republican base, if you're going to get some it turnout, which is always a problem. >> so we're in for sort of a sleepy bunch of months, i think. >> we'll be working hard. thanks very much. >> in congress. >> a bill to expand benefits for veterans is the latest casualty on the partisan gridlock in congress. the bill didn't get the 60 votes needed to clear a procedural hurdle in the senate. republicans criticized democrats for blocking them from amending the bill. while democrats blasted republicans for trying to attach iran sanctions to the legislation. independent senator bernie sanders pleaded for passage of the bill, much of which he wrote. we spoke with him earlier this week about his anger over linging veterans' benefits to iran sanctions and he's deeply outraged by what has happened.
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evacuations under way in parts of california as torrential rain slams the state. and the threat of flooding and mudslides growing by the hour. this as california suffers from its worst drought in a century. cnn's kyung lah joins us, wildfires dried out a lot of the land, can young, making the mudslide threat more dangerous. what's it like now? >> reporter: there are about a thousand people under the mandatory evacuation order. you see this roadway, wolf? this was a short time ago completely covered in debris and mud. and now they're bulldozing the mud out of this area. you can see that there's water flowing down into the streets. and this is one of the major neighborhood roads, and that's over there a major thoroughfare through this neighborhood. you can see, it's completely blocked by sludge and mud. okay, so where is all of this coming from? well, i'm going to actually
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swing you back over this way. it's coming all the way from up there. that's where the colby wildfire was, just a couple of months ago. the landslide so charred right now, it can't handle all of this rain that's coming town, just a couple of inches. and if you look down at the debris that's coming down, wolf, look at it. it's wood and various charred rubble. you can see that it's all completely burned from the wildfire. and it's not just in this neighborhood. it's across los angeles. even though this is much-needed rain, we're seeing things like rescues, these two people and their dog, they had to get rescued via boat, because some of the roads are flooded, and wolf, you know from traveling here in los angeles, it's also meant a lot of car accidents, generally a headache for a lot of people. but as far as this historic drought, all of this eventually hopefully will be better news for the state of california. wolf? >> yeah, only silver lining. they need some rain over there, because of that drought.
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kyung lah, thanks very much. up next, massive traffic jams in ft. lee, new jersey. remember them? they triggered outrage and frustration. that raw emotion from desperate motorists stuck in the gridlock has now been revealed on newly released 911 recordings. and you're going oh to hear them. and later, a personal side of president obama, his candid remarks and his new program "my brother's keeper." i always say be the man with the plan
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for the first time, we're hearing the 911 calls from the horrific traffic jams over the george washington bridge in new jersey last november. our investigative correspondent, chris frates, has been listening to the tapes, and you're going
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through them. we knew there were problems, but now we're getting sort of the personal, dramatic side of people outraged by what was going on. >> yeah. well, that's right, wolf. we're poring through 26 hours of these tapes, and getting a sense of what was happening to the residents of ft. lee. remember, ft. lee sits right at the foot of the bridge, and two of the three rains on the george washington bridge were closed down. and that led the ems coordinator there to complain publicly that it was taking three times longer for responders to get to these 911 calls. we have some of these tapes. let's take a listen right now. >> been waiting for over an hour. >> they have a new pattern. they're testing a new pattern. traffic from north of washington. it's down to one lane now. >> at 211, traffic is a nightmare. >> 10-4, we're getting calls
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from irate motorists. >> you are aware the town is a total gridlock, right? >> so why are these tapes -- it's dramatic, and there were more. i know you're going through more of these tapes and people were trying to get to the hospital with pregnant women or others for emergency services, and they were screaming and crying. but why is it important right now, substantively, as far as the investigation is concerned? >> well, i think it shows the real impact to real people. so many people have heard about bridge-gate and doesn't really register, i think, with folks, until you start to hear these tapes and get a sense of what was happening on the ground. and is certainly that's something that the investigators are going to be interested in. they want to figure out why did this happen, and how did it affect people. this gives a very clear window into that. and it shows for political retribution if that was the cause of shutting down those lanes, it had a real human impact. >> that's right. and i think, you know, the impact for governor christie himself is that you could almost guarantee that one of the best
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bites that we ended up finding in these 26 hours of tape will end up in a political ad somewhere if, in fact, the investigation finds that his aides did order this, it's going to open up all kinds of questions about, you know, what kind of people is he surrounding himself with, how does he govern, is he a bully and is this what he does to the people that he has been elected to govern. you certainly, i think, will see that. one of these bites play out politically as we move forward no matter what the investigation finds. >> sound bites. >> sound bites. >> want to make sure our viewers know what you're talking about. thanks very much for that, chris frates reporting. >> thank you. up next, president obama gets personal about his own past to help young men of color. an african-american congressman standing by live, will weigh in on the president's candid remarks. congressman elijah cummings will talk about the president's new initiative. and later, crime-fighting from the sky. a new surveillance system that can keep an eye on an entire city. capital to make it happen?
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issues of race, drugs, growing up without a father, are in the spotlight today, because of very personal and candid remarks by president obama about his own personal struggles. while announcing initiatives to help young men of color, the president spoke emotionally about the challenges he faced growing up. >> i didn't have a dad in the house. and i was angry about it, even though i didn't necessarily realize it at the time. i made bad choices. i got high without always thinking about the harm it could do. i didn't always take school as seriously as i should have. i made excuses. after i was finished, the guy sitting next to me said, "are you talking about you?" i said, "yeah."
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and the point was, i could see myself in these young men. and the only difference is that i kbru up in an environment that was a little bit more forgiving. >> congressman elijah cummings joining us right now, a democratic congressman from maryland. i know you were there in the east room of the white house, congressman. take us inside for you personally what was it like to hear the president really express these kinds of emotions? >> i tell you, it made me feel emotional, wolf, as an african-american man who was once an african-american boy. and to see those young men standing there. but the fact is that not only did the presidency himself in those boys, wolf, he allowed those boys to see themselves in him. and that is very, very critical. and that's the part that's been missing. we've got a president who has
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been elevated to where he is. but a lot of those young boys probably felt at some time this was unreachable. by him allowing himself to be seen, that is, to strip himself and let them know that he had been through what they had been through, i think is made a tremendous difference. as a matter of fact, one of the young boys said to me before i left -- i said "what did you think of this?" and he said, "you know, i realize the president is just like me." >> did you go through a similar kind of experience? >> no. i grew up poor, but my mother and father were always there, wolf. but at the same time, most of the young men in my neighborhood, you know, the fathers were not there. they just went through a lot. and as a matter of fact, most of the people that i grew up with either didn't live very long or they ended up in prison. just very difficult situations.
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and so the african-american boys need to have a sense of hope. a lot of times, as the president said, it has become the norm to expect they will not do well. and expect they will go to prison. expect that they will be harmful to other people. and we have to change that view, wolf. because there are so many who do well. and i think this initiative is a giant step in the right direction. >> because the president correctly pointed out, we all get numb to these statistics. >> that's right. >> young minority kids just dropping out of school, they can't read, winding up on drugs, going to prison. it just seems to get so bad. so here's the question, congressman. you're a powerful member of the united states congress. these were important, historic words we heard from the president yesterday. but they were words. how do we make sure that we all -- all of us -- follow up right now and do something about this problem? >> wolf, i -- that is the key
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question. first of all, with the president starting this, i think that's good. and now he has to put himself in it and i know he'll do that. and all of these -- a lot of these organizations, wolf, doing great things. they just need some resources and need some attention to help young men have that sense of hope and give them something to look forward to, which will cause many of them to stay in school and do well. and but our whole society, we've got to look at even our young kids starting really zero to say third grade. and make sure these young men are learning to read. because wolf, if you don't learn to read by the end of the third grade, you are in trouble. because after that, you're reading to learn. so if you have never learned to read, you've got a problem. and basically, you feel as if you are like a blind man standing on the corner, trying to wait for somebody to lead them across. nobody comes. >> yeah.
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>> and so -- >> the challenges are there for all of us. >> there's a lot of work here to do. but i applaud the president for what he's done. and, you know, the other thing, wolf, that i had -- i saw trayvon martin's mother and father, they were sitting there. of and i imagine they had the same feeling that i had. when i saw all those young men, i thought about my nephew, who was tragically killed. and you know, you just want to say, i want to embrace these boys, because i want them not to go through what my nephew and what trayvon martin went through. and i want to lift them up so they can be all that god meant for them to be. and that gets very emotional, i must say. >> emotional for all of us to see that and to see the problems. and i'm glad the president -- some people are criticizing, saying he should have done this a while ago, he's a little late. but you know what, better late than never. it's an opportunity now to try to do something, because we have a real crisis in our country. >> wolf, it is the urgency of now. >> yep. i totally agree. all right.
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elijah cummings, thanks very much. i know you're doing your best to try to mentor a lot of these young men, and all of us have to do a lot, lot more. i'm glad the president did what he did yesterday. thank you very much. >> thank you, wolf. we'll take a quick break and be right back with more news. ♪ [ male announcer ] she won't remember this, being carried in your arms. but after a day spent in the caribbean exploring mayan ruins and playing pirates with you in secret coves, she won't exactly be short on memories. princess cruises. come back new. [ female announcer ] plan your seven-day cruise from just $549. call your travel agent or 1-800-princess. some brokerage firms are but way too many aren't. why? because selling their funds makes them more money. which makes you wonder. isn't that a conflict? search "proprietary mutual funds". yikes!! then go to e*trade. we've got over 8,000 mutual funds and not one of them has our name on it. we're in the business of finding the right investments for you.
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let's do a quick check of the markets right now. take a look, dow jones up 126 points right now. stocks have been on the rise today, this after a key market index. the s&p 500 pushed even further into record territory. the treasury department says the country's budget deficit dropped to its lowest level in six years, during 2013. the federal deficit was $680 billion in the last fiscal year. that's down from about $1.1 trillion the previous year. cnn global economic analyst, managing editor of "time" magazine. so it's a dramatic -- about 15%
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drop in the deficit, which is still high, but a lot less than it used to be. what happened? >> well, in short, the country's growing again. we have been in a recovery for the last year. hasn't felt like one to a lot of people, but growing your way out of a deficit is always the best way to do it. that happened during the boom period of the clinton years, what a lot of people have been hoping would happen once we got past the fiscal headwinds in washington, that we get back on a growth path. what's interesting, though, there is actually a cbo study out looking at the longer term impact on budget deficits. and we have to keep growing faster in order to keep it down. we go back to a 2% economy, those numbers will tick right back up. so the jury is still out on this. >> because that cbo report that came out the other day, it said right now the deficit has gone down and has done down significantly over the last five years from what the president inherited. but it's going to start going way back up again, unless the country does something about the
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long-term entitlement spending, social security, medicare, medicaid. that's where the real money is. >> that's right. you know, we've known for some time now that we are going to need a budget that both increases tax revenue in some smart ways, but also lowers entitlement spending and really reforms entitlement. that is an issue that we haven't grappled with yet. and we are going to absolutely have to do that longer-term. one thing that's been very hopeful in the latest gdp numbers is the business spending is up a little bit, even though the fourth quarter number was revised down, business spending was up. in order to keep business spending going up, you need to give a sense of certainty about entitlement reform. >> rona, thanks very much for joining us. >> thank you. cities across america could soon turn to a new generation of surveillance camera in a bid to reduce crime. the cameras developed by an ohio company can track an entire city at one time from nearly two miles in the sky. brian todd joining us back from ohio, saw this surveillance
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system. how does it work? >> incredible technology and capability, wolf. they go up in a specially equipped cessna, high cameras can surrender veil for six hours at a time, a huge swath of a given city. they get word of a crime, a 911 call comes in. they can track back to the time the crime has been committed and isolate the location, because that area has been already captured on surveillance, they can see it unfold. and we have an example here. they showed us videotape from juarez, mexico, 2009. if we can roll that videotape, this surveillance camera captures the getaway of a suspect, gets away in the red vehicle, circled, just after a murder has been committed in that street on the lower left. they show him running away, getting into this getaway vehicle. they're tracking it back now to the time before the murder is committed. and then you see those little specks there. that's the murder being committed and people chasing after the robber. and then they show him getting
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away. those pixels there show the murder unfold. it's really incredible. they track his getaway, they track where all of the cars involved go. they find out where the house is. really incredible technology. this helped police make arrests in that case. now how many crimes can they capture in a given mission? i talked to ross mcnutt of this company that does this, persistent surveillance systems. take a listen. >> a city the size of dayton, we'll see eight to ten times emission. in a city similar to chicago with 670 crimes per square mile, we expect to see 30 to 40 crimes a mission. >> and the mission is about six hours. >> the mission is about six hours. and we're able to give you the tracks of where these people come from and go to. >> ross mcnutt says they have witnessed a total of 34 murders, wolf, and gotten confessions that account for 75 murders. >> so it's sort of like in the sky closed circuit tv video cameras that could record what's going on. and is investigators can later look at it and get some
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evidence. to they think this is going to reduce crime? >> they do think it will. they think that just when people know in a given city that these things are up there, it might deter crime. the police chief of dayton, ohio told us, he wants to bring in young people who might be, you know, predisosed to commit crimes and watch -- to see this technology at work, and say, look, you' look, you're being watched up there. better think twice about it. >> big brother is watching. thanks very much. much more coming up on "the situation room" later today. benjamin netanyahu getting ready to come to the white house. a closer look at how iran could be impacting this critical u.s.-israeli relationship. hey guys! sorry we're late.
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framework agreement in the peace process, it's usually a sign that things aren't going very smoothly. if they were going smoothly between israelis and palestinians, you wouldn't need the framework agreement. and according to reports in the palestinian press today, palestinian president mahmoud abbas, has already reject and had categorized as out rainfallous some of the components in this framework agreement that secretary of state kerry is putting down on the table. and certainly both sides may express some reservations about this framework agreement. it could actually turn into a framework of disagreement. but the major key thing here, wolf, is to keep the parties at the table. palestinians keep on saying they're going to leave the negotiations, they're going to go to the u.n. and declare palestinian state unilaterally there, without negotiating with israel. the israelis certainly don't want that. the united states doesn't want that. so the framework agreement is a
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way to keep the palestinians at the table, even if it's an imperfect way to keep them at the table. >> we know iran we know iran will be high on the agenda that they brokered with the prime minister of israel made clear and doesn't like it at all. how serious of a division is this between washington and jerusalem? >> it's sort of a structural division, wolf. america is a big country and far away from the mideast and not threatening with annihilation every day. a small country wiped off the map. president obama has wiggle room and taking risks with iran and give iran more time and they can have a peaceful program. israel's margin for error with iran is exactly zero. the prime minister said iran
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should have no ability and no nuclear facilities. there is that built in gap. the two sides, the united states is discussing this for a long time. that will be a major issue from the president and the prime minister meeting at the 12th time on monday. >> clearly there major differences. >> well, the president for example has called on the congress not to pass legislation. that would ramp up the sanctions. as you threaten to veto a resolution that comes to the senate. prime minister netanyahu has been supportive and ramped up sanctions against iran. there is a difference right there. again, america far away as wiggle room and israel in the back yard of iran has none. you suggesting that the israelis don't trust this
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president? >> it's not a matter of trust. it's a matter of different perspectives and capabilities. i'm not going to shock anybody in your audience by saying they don't have aircraft carriers and a strategic bomber. the united states has these things. again, the margin for error is much less should iran decide to break out and create a nuclear weapon. the timing is actually crucial for israel. it's not a matter of trust as much as it is a matter of perspective and a matter of geographically and military capabilities. >> joining us from jerusalem, we are following them on monday. we will see what emerges when the prime minister of israel and the united states get together again. the president and the vice president take a run around the white house. not in shorts, but with their ties on. what was going on here? ♪
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. >> recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack is not as easy as you may think. sanjay gupta takes a look.
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>> heart disease is our nation's number one killer. that is right partly because a lot of people don't know the warning signs for a heart attack. they wait too long to get medical help. according to the heart association, about 325,000 americans a year die of a heart attack before they get to a hospital. the best way to survive is to be aware of the early warning signs. today we decided to give you the top five. chest pain obviously. it usually comes from the center of the chest and lasts a couple of minutes. it can go away and recur. many talk about the feeling of fullness or tension that lead to other parts of the body as well. sometimes the back or the jaw or the arm. shortness of breath. this may happen with or without chest pain. cold sweats. that usually comes with the pain. what happens is your skin will feel cool and clamy and that
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sweating can cause a lot of fatigue. other signs may be nausea or dizziness and the feeling that you can't focus. the key is to heat the signs and act quickly. i have seen so many patients reluctant thinking their pain is indigestion or gas. don't be afraid to call 911. it could save your heard as well as your life. . >> very important information. thank you. this week the first lady michelle obama celebrating four years of her let's move initiative to end childhood obesity. to mark the occasion, president obama and joe biden got into a little bit of action and the key words. >> is the president ready to
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move? >> absolutely. >> let's move. ♪ >> you are hard to keep up with. >> after a good work out, a lot of us will be in trouble with jill and michelle. same time next week? >> same time next week. >> a little jog around the white house. i want to see them in their jog jogging outfits, in the gym on the treadmill or the stair master. that will inspire a lot of folks
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to do the right thing. guidelines say kids need 60 minutes of exercise every day and adults need 30 minutes every single day. that's it for me. thanks very much for watching. i will be back at 5:00 p.m. newsroom starts right now with brooke baldwin. >> i know someone hops on the treadmill later. i'm brooke baldwin. we begin this hour with presidential archives. maybe not the sexiest story in the world. this is different. it involves a former first lady and secretary of state who could be gearing up for a presidential run of her own. right now the world is about to learn a lot more about how the white house worked under president president clinton on's name. that's coming up.